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Table 3 Relative and absolute interrater reliability for the BESTest (section and total scores) and Mini-BESTest, first test session

From: Interrater and test-retest reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the BESTest and mini-BESTest in people with increased risk of falling

  ICC (2,1) 95% CI ICC (3,1) 95% CI SEM SDC 95%
Section I 0.87 0.77–0.93 0.87 0.77–0.93 0.93 2.57
Section II 0.92 0.69–0.97 0.95 0.90–0.97 1.39 3.85
Section III 0.97 0.94–0.98 0.97 0.94–0.98 0.56 1.55
Section IV 0.96 0.92–0.98 0.96 0.93–0.98 0.71 1.98
Section V 0.99 0.99–0.99 0.99 0.99–0.99 0.22 0.60
Section VI 0.94 0.89–0.97 0.94 0.89–0.97 1.01 2.79
BESTest total 0.98 0.91–.99 0.99 0.97–0.99 1.79 4.96
Mini-BESTest total score 0.95 0.91–0.97 0.95 0.91–0.97 1.19 3.30
  1. ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval, SEM standard error of measurement, SDC smallest detectable change